Month: December 2019

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg at COP 24, the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Katowice, Poland on 5 December, 2018. Photo by Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto via Getty Images Investing for climate change had been a niche on Wall Street, often generating sub-par returns, but in the coming
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A sign displayed on Bruckner Building reads ‘Commercial Space Available’ in the Port Morris neighborhood of the Bronx borough of New York. For a limited time, investors who develop real estate or fund businesses in opportunity zones are able to defer capital gains on profits earned elsewhere and completely eliminate them on new investments in
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U.S. government debt prices moved lower on Tuesday, the last trading day of the year. At 3:50 a.m. ET, the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note rose to around 1.9034%, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was also higher at 2.3574%. Bond yields move inversely to prices. Investors have been taking on
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Ousted Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn issued a statement on Tuesday confirming reports that he’s left Japan and is now in Lebanon. “I am now in Lebanon and will no longer be held hostage by a rigged Japanese justice system where guilt is presumed, discrimination is rampant, and basic human rights are denied, in flagrant disregard
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Logo and mascot ‘Ali cattle’ at the headquarters of Alibaba Group in Hangzhou. Zhang Peng | LightRocket | Getty Images Technology and bank stocks in Asia dominated the top picks for analysts in 2019, as shares in the region made strong gains this year. Mainland Chinese stocks also rallied this year, with the Shanghai composite
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U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Monday morning. At around 2:00 a.m. ET, Dow futures climbed 23 points, indicating a slightly higher open of just 2 points. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes were also marginally higher. U.S. equities have enjoyed a strong rally in December, with the main indexes hitting record highs last
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The “Fast Money” traders shared their first moves for the market open. Tim Seymour was a buyer of Home Depot. Gina Sanchez was a buyer of Disney. Victoria Fernandez was a buyer of Mastercard. Dan Nathan was a seller of Netflix.  Disclosure Trader disclosure: Dan is long TLT March 135 – 150 spread. NKE Dec Call
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A contractor guides a steel beam into place while working on the Korean Air Wilshire Grand hotel and office building in downtown Los Angeles. Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images For some people, a bad day at work means missing a deadline or getting yelled at by your boss. For others, it means
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